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dj eja blue. the new york giants come up with a last minute super bowl victory. >> it's the fourth time that the giants have won the super bowl. making his case. president obama pushes for another four years in office. >> i deserve a second term but we're not done. and family tragedy. the two young children of missing utah woman susan powell are killed in a fire. authorities say it was set by their father, who also died in authorities say it was set by their father, who also died in the blaze. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, february 6, 2012. good morning everybody. i'm terrell brown. we begin, oh, boy, with the
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super bowl. a game that saw the unlikely new york giants claim their fourth super bowl title in a nailbiter. and just like they did in 2008, the giants knocked off the new england patriots, this time by a score of 21-17. eli manning led the team on an 88-yard fourth quarter win. he was voted game mvp. tom cough lip, 65 years old, became the oldest coach to win a super bowl. much more on the giants big win and controversy during the halftime show -- you knew it was coming -- later on in the broadcast this morning. meanwhile, trouble at the university of massachusetts following the new england loss. unruly fans clashed with police. police used smoke grenades to disperse the crowd. the crowd set off firecrackers and smashed glass bottles. crazy kids. social media sites buzzed with promises of unrest. at least 14 people were arrested. these u.s. marines in afghanistan were able to watch
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the super bowl. the marines are based at camp pendleton in california. no word on which team they were cheering for. u.s. troops have watched the last 11 super bowls in afghanistan. >> to politics now. during a pre-super bowl interview, president obama says he deserves to be re-elected. candidates for the republican nomination are gearing up for tomorrow's caucuses in colorado and minnesota. susan mcginnis is in washington with more this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning, terrible. after mitt romney's big win in nevada this weekend, he seems to be solidifying himself as the gop front-runner. you would never know it talking to his rivals. mitt romney is on o the hunt for his next big victory. two days after winning the nevada caucuses, the former massachuset massachusetts voters ahead of the contest tomorrow. as he did in his victory speech saturday night, romney's expected to continue taking direct aim at president obama. >> this president's misguided
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policies made these tough times last longer. my priority will be worrying about your job, not saving my own. >> a new poll shows president obama holding a slight edge over romney. but a majority of americans still disapprove of the president's handle of the economy. >> i deserve a second term but we're not done. >> the president made his case for reelection in an interview before the super bowl miemt we created 3.7 million jobs over the last 23 months. we created the most jobs since 2005. manufacturing jobs. but we're not finished. >> despite romney's victories, newt gingrich isn't giving up. he's focused on making it to super tuesday, march 6th and beyond. >> my goal is with governor perry's help and others to be about tied in delegates coming out of tex tech. >> the other gop contenders are also determined to stay in the race. >> i get energized. there's a large number of people looking for an option.
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>> this race is a long way from being over. >> with each victory, it appears it's only getting tougher to stop romney's momentum. the latest poll also shows by a ratio of more than two to one americans say the more they learn about mitt romney, they less they like him. when it comes to newt gingrich, that ratio is 3 to 1. terrell, that poll shows for the president's overall approval rating, it now stands at 50%. >> things are heating up. susan mcginnis in washington this morning. always good to see you. also in the pre-super bowl interview, president obama commented on the growing concerns over iran's nuclear program and whether or not israel decided to attack. >> i don't think that israel has made a decision on what they need to do. i think they, like us, believe that iran has to stand down on its nuclear weapons program. we have mobilized the international kmount community in a way that's unprecedented. >> mr. obama says israel has a right to be concerned and he hopes for a diplomatic solution
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but the u.s. has not taken any options off the table. the egyptian government is doing what it can, but it can't stop egyptian judges from prosecuting 19 americans and foreign employees of nonprofit groups. the son of transportation secretary ray lahood is there. the charges are unclear. the government blames the pro democracy and human rights groups for triggering the unrest. the u.s. is threatening to cut off $1.5 billion in aid to egypt. opposition groups say troops are shelling the town. at least 50 people are dead. more than 200 people were killed during the government attack on saturday. it was the same day russia and china vetoed a u.n. security council resolution calling on president assad to step down. secretary of state hillary clinton called it a travesty. >> those countries that refuse to support the arab league plan bear full responsibility for protecting the brutal regime in
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damascus. >> the u.n. estimates more than 5400 people have been killed since march. the u.s. is proposing an international coalition to support the syrian opposition. rescue workers in eastern pakistan are frantically trying to reach people trapped inside a collapsed building. officials say gas cylinders exploded inside a three-story factory today. two people are dead, 12 others pulled out of the rubble. more than 40 are still missing. authorities say the factory was illegally set up in a residential area. there are questions this morning from washington state child welfare officials. the young children of missing utah woman susan powell are dead, killed in a fire apparently set by her husband. bigad shaban has the tragic story. >> home video shows the intense flames after an explosion ripped through this house in washington state killing three people. investigators say two young boys died along with their father, josh powell. powell is the husband of a missing utah woman.
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>> this wasn't an accident. this is josh powell who we believe killed his kids and himself. >> firefighters are picking through the smoldering debris to pinpoint what caused the explosion. while police report powell appears to have used accelerants. officials say the home blew up moments after a worker with child protective services dropped the boys off for a supervised visit with their father. the social worker told police powell blocked her from entering the home. she then called her supervisor to report the smell of gas coming from inside. then the home was in flames. >> heard a huge explosion. it shook my house. >> it was horrific. the flames were huge. >> josh powell is a person of interest in the 2009 disappearance of susan powell in utah. >> i did not kill my wife as has been alleged. >> powell claimed he was off camping with his sons the night susan vanished. he managed to keep custody of his kids until last fall when his father was ared for voyeurism and child pornography.
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just last wednesday, a judge denied powell's request to regain custody of his children. >> i think this was just an opportunity to hurt the people that he was angry at. >> powell's lawyer tells the associated press minutes before the explosion powell sent an e-mail simply saying i'm sorry, goodbye. bigad shaban, cbs news. take a quick break on a monday. coming up on the morning news, 11th hour talks to keep greece from going bankrupt. plus the final score wasn't the only story at the super bowl. find out why nbc is apologizing for madonna's halftime show. . but not your wrinkles? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. its retinol formula visibly reduces wrinkles in just one week. why wait if you don't have to. neutrogena®. ♪ [ gong ] strawberry banana!
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extended her middle finger and appears to utter a profanity. i bet somebody is trying to choke mi i.a. this morning. the gesture made it on air. the network issued an apology. the nfl issued this statement. the obscene gesture was completely inappropriate, very disappointing and we apologize to our fans. back to the old timers doing super bowl performances now. that was fun while it lasted. cbs money watch time. the flap over a super bowl commercial and wall street's big bounce. ashley morrison has that and more. good morning. >> good morning, terrell. great political leaders are meeting today to reach an austerity deal to stave off bankruptcy. leading members of greece's parliament are a opposed to the plan. the lenders are in charge of bailout. if greece doesn't get the money, it could go bankrupt next month.
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a mixed day in the markets. hang seng finished lower a quarter percent. positive job numbers gave all street a boost on friday. the dow finished the week up 201 points, it's now at the highest point since 2008 while the nasdaq added 89. the house of representatives will take up the stock act this week. the measure bans members of congress or their staffs from using inside information to make stock deals. the senate overwhelmingly was approved in legislation last week. the giants and patriots weren't the only rivals going head to head during the super bowl. before the game, ford askeden motors not to run this ad that shows chevy drivers surviving an apocalypse while the driver of a ford is not so lucky. it still aired and cause cost quite a bit. the average price for a 30-second spot was $3.5 million.
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the online dating business is certainly paying off off. a new study from the university of rochester finds the internet is now the second most common way of starting a relationship after meeting through friends. i don't know, terrell. romance is just not what it used to be. >> i know. i think a lot of it is happening through facebook. i think it is. i really do. i've seen friendships and marriages in trouble over -- >> it's a dangerous thing. you got to be careful on facebook. >> the old flames are out for a reason. don't try to spark those back up. >> ashley, thanks you so much. monday morning weather forecast. in sports, the incredible catch that helped the giants become super bowl champs once again. when things were tough, you kept believing in me... you helped make this happen. [ jane ] behind every open heart is a story. tell yours with my open heart collection at kay jewelers. keep your heart open... and love will always find its way in. ♪ every kiss begins with kay
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drive alive. a perfectly thrown pass to manningham from manning. incredibly, keeps both feet inbounds. the winning td. ahmad bradshaw stops and sort of falls across the goal. giants wanted to run down the clock. patriots at 57 seconds to march down the field. the hail mary pass as the clock ran out hits the turf. the 21-17. the vince lombardi trophy goes home with them. eli manning is named mp. >> offensively, i thought we played well, played smart. there at the end when we had an opportunity, the fourth quarter, we've been in those situations where we knew we had to -- no more time left we had to score and the guys stepped up, made great plays. >> this is manning's second super bowl mvp award. once again, another heartbreaking loss for tom brady. >> it was a very hard-fought game. you know, we fought to the end. very proud of that.
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we just came up a little short. >> brady set a super bowl record completing 16 straight passes. when we come back on a monday, two years after haiti's devastating earthquake, the injured return to help those still in need. ♪ i've discovered gold. [ female announcer ] roc® retinol... the gold standard in anti-aging. clinically proven to give 10 years back to the look of skin. nothing's better than gold. [ female announcer ] roc® retinol correxion deep wrinkle night cream.
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here's another look at the here's another look at the weather around the country. d.c., mostly sunny, 55 degrees. partly cloudy in atlanta, 59 degrees. sunny and 44 in detroit. partly sunny skies and 37 in denver. morning fog in seattle, 49 degrees. a strong earthquake hit the philippines overnight. a tsunami alert was issued after the 6.8 quake struck.
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it's about 400 miles southeast of manila. at least 13 people are killed, dozens missing. several buildings and homes were destroyed or damaged. power was knocked out and huge waves washed away cottages. it's been just over two years since the massive 7.0 earthquake leveled most of haiti. 300,000 were killed and 300,000 injured. as whit johnson report, the recovery has been slow but one victim is working hard to make a difference. >> below here. >> her right leg broken and left mangled beyond repair, three days after the earthquake, she was told it would have to be amputated. >> she was really, really afraid. she was crying all day, all night. she thought she wouldn't walk minimum. >> today she's not only walking, she's helping run the country's first organized rehabilitation program. >> everyone is urging him that he can walk like she can without
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crutches and be nn president again. >> showing others to get back on their feet. >> there's a common perception that disability is something that's permanent. you become disabled and once you're given that marker of disability, you become less of a person. >> this doctor is with part mers in health. one of the large he's nongovernment healthcare providers in haiti. he says after the earthquake, there was no program to help victims cope with long-term injuries. >> you have prosthetics. what happens in a year, two years. >> he and a team of therapists and technicians go door to door to provide patients with follow-up care. patients like 39-year-old claude forest who two years ago was brought to the uss comfort almost completely paralyzed. initially, doctors thought he was an earthquake victim. it turned out to be aggressive
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tuberculosis. after months of consistent therapy, he's almost cured. for the first time, he was shown pictures of himself at his worst. >> that is so bad. >> his wife says she is shocked by the difference. >> like he was before. just like me, just like you. >> which is what she tells her patients. if she can do it, they can too. whit johnson, cbs news, washington. europe is still in the grips of a deadly deep freeze. the snow and cold rolled into paris forcing officials to close some attractions. the week-long cold snap has killed more than 200 people. the arctic spell could last for several more days. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," an investigation into a ten-year fee that could cost homeowners thousands of dollars.
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[kids shouting] be out there! rise floodwaters in eastern australia force thousands to flee their homes today. at least one person is dead. many cut off by the flooding had to battle deadly snakes as they race to find dry ground. the heavy rains have swamped much of the farm lands and officials say the flooding could continue for weeks. a sad ending for a man who spent most of his life on the heels of danger. storm chaser andy gabrielson was killed over the weekend. a drunk driver plowed head on into his pickup truck near tulsa, oklahoma. the 24-year-old was returning from a storm chase in texas. he received an emmy last year for a tornado he shot in minnesota. last month in colorado a snowboarder who found herself facing a dangerous avalanche was able to save her own life thanks to an amazing device.
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all of this was caught on tape. john block stone reports. >> what began as an exhilarating ride down colorado back country slope suddenly turned to horror for this professional snowboa snowboarder. >> i see the ground ripple. it was unsettling to see that. it was like the earth was breathing. there's nothing you can do in that situation. once an avalanche has you, you're not going anywhere. >> what saved her was an avalanche escape device, an airbag worn in a backpack. when she pulled the cord, it kept her on top of the snow as it cascaded down the mountain. at $800, the airbags are something few carry with them. she didn't either until the day of this run. >> my parents got it for me for christmas. it was like the best christmas gift i think i've ever gotten. >> still, she's not returning to the dangerous back country any time soon. not with an alarming forecast by the colorado avalanche information center.
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this entire area in orange covering much of the rocky mountains shows considerable risk for avalanches. 47 have been reported in just the last week. so why did she attempt her back country run in. >> i took a calculated risk. it's like playing with fire. if you go in the back country this year, you're playing with fire. i had to get burned to realize that. >> every winter on average, 25 people die in avalanches in the u.s. already this winter, ten people have been killed. >> stay away. just stay away. like even if you think you're going to be okay, just err on the side of caution. don't go out there. >> no matter how well-prepared, she knows she was lucky to get out alive. john blackstone shall cbs news, san francisco. after your local news on "cbs this morning," the latest on the unrest in egypt and the 19 americans facing trial there. we'll hear from u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice. plus, a review of last night's super bowl ads.
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which ones stood out and which ones fell flat. one-on-one with actor brad pitt on the success of his movie "moneyball" and family life with angelina jolie. all that and more a little later on "cbs this morning." that will do it for the "cbs morning news" on this monday. appreciate you watching as always. i'm terrell brown. take care everybody. i'm terrell brown. take care everybody. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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